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Book Review: "the Asp of Ascension" by R. B. Myers

Title: The Asp of Ascension
Author: R. B. Meyers
Mystery/ YA
Date Read: 17/04/2017 – 21/04/2017
Rating: ★★★


After a slow start, this book did grow on me a little, but I was still left feeling that it was a little rough around the edges. 537 more words


Cleopatra was not Egyptian

Although she is perhaps one of the most famous figures of Ancient Egypt, Cleopatra was not actually Egyptian.

She was born in Alexandria (named after Alexander the Great), and was descended from Ptolemy I.   91 more words


The Drowning King, by Emily Holleman

I received this egalley courtesy of Little Brown publishing and netgalley.com.

Genre: Historical Fiction, Biographical Fiction

RATING: 3.5 / 5


For those of you who may not know this is the follow-up to the book… 615 more words

Historical Fiction

Good Fucking Music

When I work the closing shift at my store, I have the glorious distinction of being able to pick the music we play.

My store is 25,000 square feet big, split across two very open stories and replete with wide glass windows, mixed-media artwork, and a grand staircase, 597 more words


THE RETURN TRIP - Episode 139

THE RETURN TRIP – Episode 139

…Talk to me Tuesday continues, as Francine begins to reel in the illusive astronaut.

In the course of a 3-course cattle-country lunch, Roy lays out his vision, Francine’s upfront role as his Press Secretary. 452 more words

Family Saga